Acer Computer Monitor User Manual

17”w tft color lcd monitor
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FOR YOUR SAFETY -------------------------------------------------- 1
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS --------------------------------------- 2
SPECIAL NOTES ON LCD MONITORS -------------------- 3
BEFORE YOU OPERATE THE MONITOR ---------------------- 3
FEATURES -------------------------------------------------------- 3
PACKING LIST --------------------------------------------------- 3
INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS ---------------------------- 4
CONTROLS AND CONNECTORS --------------------------- 5
ADJUSTING THE VIEWING ANGLE ------------------------ 6
OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS -------------------------------------- 7
GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS ----------------------------------- 7
HOW TO ADJUST A SETTING ------------------------------- 9
ADJUSTING THE PICTURE ------------------------------ 10-11
PLUG AND PLAY ----------------------------------------------- 12
TECHNICAL SUPPORT(FAQ) --------------------------------- 13-14
APPENDIX ------------------------------------------------------------- 16
SPECIFICATIONS ------------------------------------------ 16-17
FACTORY PRESET TIMING TABLE ---------------------
CONNECTOR PIN ASSIGNMENT ------------------------
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    PLUG AND PLAY ----------------------------------------------- 12 TECHNICAL SUPPORT(FAQ) --------------------------------- 13-14 ERROR MESSAGE & POSSIBLE SOLUTION --------- APPENDIX ------------------------------------------------------------- 16 SPECIFICATIONS ------------------------------------------ 16-17 FACTORY PRESET TIMING TABLE --------------------- CONNECTOR PIN ASSIGNMENT ------------------------ For more information and help in recycling, please visit the following websites: Worldwide:
  • Page 2: For Your Safety

    Before operating the monitor, please read this manual thoroughly. This manual should be retained for future reference. FCC Class B Radio Frequency Interference Statement WARNING: (FOR FCC CERTIFIED MODELS) NOTE: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
  • Page 3: Safety Precautions

    PRECAUTIONS Do not use the monitor near water, e.g. near a bathtub, washbowl, kitchen sink, laundry tub, swimming pool or in a wet basement. Do not place the monitor on an unstable cart, stand, or table. If the monitor falls, it can injure a person and cause serious damage to the appliance. Use only a cart or stand recommended by the manufacturer or sold with the monitor.
  • Page 4: Special Notes On Lcd Monitors

    SPECIAL NOTES ON LCD MONITORS The following symptoms are normal with LCD monitor and do not indicate a problem. NOTES • Due to the nature of the fluorescent light, the screen may flicker during initial use. Turn off the Power Switch and then turn it on again to make sure the flicker disappears.
  • Page 5: Installation Instructions

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS SWIVEL BASE IVEL BASE Install Figure 1 Installing and Removing the Swivel Base POWERCORD Power Source: 1. Make sure that the power cord is the correct type required in your area. 2. This LCD monitor has an External universal power supply that allows operation in either 100/120V AC or 220/240V AC voltage area (No user adjustment is required.) 3.
  • Page 6: Cable Connections

    CONTROLS AND CONNECTORS CABLE CONNECTIONS Turn off your computer before performing the procedure below. Plug the power cable of your monitor into a nearby outlet. Plug the other end of the power cord into the PC port. 2. Connect one end of the 15-pin VGA cable to the back of the monitor and connect the other end to the computer’s D-Sub port.
  • Page 7: Adjusting The Viewing Angle

    ADJUSTING THE VIEWING ANGLE • For optimal viewing it is recommended to look at the full face of the monitor, then adjust the monitor’s angle to your own preference. • Hold the stand so you do not topple the monitor when you change the monitor’s angle.
  • Page 8: Operating Instructions

    OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS Press the power button to turn the monitor on or off. The other control buttons are located at front panel of the monitor (See Figure 4). By changing these settings, the picture can be adjusted to your personal preferences. •...
  • Page 9: Front Panel Control

    FRONT PANEL CONTROL • /Power Button: Press this button to turn the monitor ON or OFF, And display the monitor’s state. • Power Indicator: Green — Power On mode. Orange — Stand by mode. • MENU / ENTER : Activate OSD menu when OSD is OFF or activate/de-activate adjustment function when OSD is ON.
  • Page 10: How To Adjust A Setting

    HOW TO ADJUST A SETTING 1. Press the MENU-button to activate the OSD window. 2. Press < or > to select the desired function. 3. Press the MENU-button to select the function that you want to adjust. 4. Press < or > to change the settings of the current function. 5.
  • Page 11: Adjusting The Picture

    ADJUSTING THE PICTURE The descriptions for function control LEDS Main Sub Menu Menu Menu Icon Item Icon Contrast Brightness Focus Clock H. Position V. Position Warm Cool User /Red User/Green User/Blue Description Adjusts contrast the foreground and background of the screen image.
  • Page 12 Language Multi-language selection. H. Position Adjust the horizontal position of the OSD. V. Position Adjust the vertical position of the OSD. Adjust the OSD timeout. Timeout DDC/CI Turn ON/OFF DDC/CI support. Information Show the resolution, H/V frequency and input port of current iput timing. Clear each old status of Auto-configuration Reset and set the color temperature to Cool.
  • Page 13: Plug And Play

    PLUG AND PLAY Plug & Play DDC2B Feature This monitor is equipped with VESA DDC2B capabilities according to the VESA DDC STANDARD. It allows the monitor to inform the host system of its identity and, depending on the level of DDC used, communicate additional information about its display capabilities.
  • Page 14: Technical Support(Faq)

    TECHNICAL SUPPORT (FAQ) Problem & Question Power LED is not on No Plug & Play Picture is fuzzy Picture bounces or a wave pattern is present in the picture The power LED is ON (orange) but there’s no video or no picture.
  • Page 15 Screen image is not centered or sized properly. Picture has color defects (white does not look white) Horizontal or vertical disturbances on the screen CLOCK (pixel frequency) controls the number of pixels scanned by one horizontal sweep. If the frequency is not correct, the screen shows vertical stripes and the picture has not correct width.
  • Page 16: Error Message & Possible Solution

    ERROR MESSAGE & POSSIBLE SOLUTION CABLE NOT CONNECTED : Check that the signal-cable is properly connected, If the connector is loose, tighten the connector’s screws. Check the signal -cable connection pins for damage. INPUT NOT SUPPORT : Your computer has been set to unsuitable display mode, set the computer to display mode given in the following table (See page 18).
  • Page 17: Appendix

    APPENDIX SPECIFICATIONS Driving system TFT Color LCD LCD Panel Size Pixel pitch Brightness Contrast Viewable angle Response time 8 ms Input Video H-Frequency V-Frequency Display Colors Dot Clock Max. Resolution Plug & Play ® EPA ENERGY STAR ON Mode OFF Mode Input Connector Input Video Signal Maximum Screen Size...
  • Page 18 Switch External Controls: Functions Power Consumption ( Maximum ) Regulatory Compliance • Auto Adjust Key • < • > • Power Button • MENU • Contrast • Brightness • Focus • Clock • H.Position • V.Position • Language • DDC/CI ON/OFF •...
  • Page 19: Factory Preset Timing Table

    STANDARD RESOLUTION 720x400 640x480 VESA 640x480 640x480 640x480 800x600 SVGA 800x600 800x600 800x600 832x624 1024x768 1024x768 1024x768 1152x864 SXGA 1280x1024 1280x1024 1440x900 WXGA 1440x900 Preset Display Modes HORIZONTAL FREQUENCY(KHz) 31.469 31.469 35.000 37.861 37.500 35.156 37.879 48.077 46.875 49.726 48.363 56.476 60.023 67.500...
  • Page 20: Connector Pin Assignment

    CONNECTOR PIN ASSIGNMENT 15 - Pin Color Display Signal Cable PIN NO. DESCRIPTION Green Blue Monitor Ground DDC-return R-Ground G-Ground B-Ground PIN NO. DESCRIPTION Logic Ground Monitor Ground DDC-Serial Data H-Sync V-Sync DDC-Serial Clock...

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